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Industry, Transportation & Infrastructure

Philadelphia releases update on the successes, challenges of city’s transportation plan

October 20, 2021

Via: Transportation Today News

Philadelphia’s Office of Transportation, Infrastructure and Sustainability (OTIS) recently released a report that examines progress toward goals it set in 2018. “In 2018, I committed my administration to work towards a future where our transportation system benefits everyone,” said Mayor […]


Industry, Workforce

Gov. DeSantis announces $6M Florida Job Growth Grant Fund for Sumter County

October 20, 2021

Via: Transportation Today News

On Friday, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis announced the state had awarded Sumter County a $6 million Florida Job Growth Grant Fund to complete a one and a half-mile road expansion serving a 300-acre industrial park. The road expansion will create […]


Cybersecurity

Cities employed new cybersecurity strategies during the pandemic

October 19, 2021

Via: StateScoop

Digital government “exploded” in popularity during the COVID-19 pandemic, whether or not cities were prepared to flip themselves into offering online suite of services and information. But the massive surges in constituents seeking new services online — provided by city […]


Emerging Tech & Modernization, Tech

Virginia plans to launch AI-as-a-service in 2022

October 19, 2021

Via: StateScoop

The Virginia Information Technology Agency will soon offer artificial intelligence and machine learning software as a service to its fellow agencies, enabling a new method for officials to detect fraud and optimize predictive analytics. Jonathan Ozovek, VITA’s chief operating officer, […]


Health Care, Industry

US regulators lay out plan for over-the-counter hearing aids

October 19, 2021

Via: Washington's Top News

Health regulators on Tuesday unveiled their proposal to allow Americans to buy hearing aids without a prescription, a long-awaited move intended to make the devices more accessible to millions of people with hearing problems. The Food and Drug Administration said […]


Policy, State & Local

US Rep. Jeff Fortenberry of Nebraska expects to be indicted

October 19, 2021

Via: Washington's Top News

U.S. Rep. Jeff Fortenberry of Nebraska expects to be charged with lying to the FBI while federal agents were investigating campaign contributions funneled to him from a Nigerian billionaire, the nine-term Republican said as he proclaimed his innocence and promised […]


Industry, Policy, State & Local, Transportation & Infrastructure

Massachusetts DOT launches Infrastructure Funding Program

October 19, 2021

Via: Transportation Today News

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) recently launched its 2021-2022 Infrastructure Funding Program through its Safe Routes to School (SRTS) Program. “This program serves as a great resource for school communities to ensure that key infrastructure is in place to […]


Industry, Workforce

‘We are tired’: USPS employees feel toll from retention challenges

October 18, 2021

Via: Federal News Network

The Postal Service, ramping up its workforce for its peak holiday season and looking to avoid a repeat of last year’s widespread mail and package delays, still faces a critical employee shortage as well as persistent challenges retaining new hires. […]


Federal, Policy

Crunch time: Biden faces critical next 2 weeks for agenda

October 18, 2021

Via: Federal News Network

President Joe Biden is entering a crucial two weeks for his ambitious agenda, racing to conclude contentious congressional negotiations ahead of both domestic deadlines and a chance to showcase his administration’s accomplishments on a global stage. Biden and his fellow […]


Hardware & Software, Industry, Tech, Workforce

Commerce head out to save US jobs, 1 computer chip at a time

October 18, 2021

Via: Federal News Network

Gina Raimondo only wears watches made by Bulova — a company that laid off her scientist father, closed its Rhode Island factory and moved production to China in 1983. The watches give Raimondo, the U.S. commerce secretary, a sense of […]